PEPFAR Uganda Small Grants Notice Of Funding Opportunity FY-2018. | Closes on December 17th, 2018.

PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS 

What is PEPFAR?

The President’s Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR) is a historic global program to provide treatment, prevention, and care for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Focus areas include care and treatment, prevention, impact mitigation, and health systems strengthening. Find out more about PEPFAR here.

PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants Program

The PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants Program to Combat HIV/AIDS seeks to assist local Ugandan grassroots community organizations to implement projects that promote HIV/AIDS prevention and provide care and support.

PEPFAR Uganda Funding Opportunity is now open to proposals

U.S. Embassy, Kampala PEPFAR Uganda Small Grants Office is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Community Grants to Combat HIV/AIDS program.  This is an open competition.  Outlined in the Notice of Funding are PEPFAR Uganda’s funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on and the procedures for submitting a proposal.  Please download the Notice of Funding, carefully read it and follow all instructions. Please note the application closes on December 17th, 2018. No applications will be accepted after that date.

PEPFAR Uganda invites proposals for projects that promote HIV/AIDS prevention, address stigma and discrimination, promote capacity building and strengthening of democracy and governance related to the national HIV response, promote care and treatment to the beneficiaries.

The Small Grants Office welcomes applications from registered non-profit Ugandan organizations such as Community Based Organizations (CBO), Faith Based Organizations (FBO), or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO).

Our application process is simple and direct. We do not accept copies of applications that have been written in a different format. Please only use the supplied application form labeled FY2018 PEPFAR Application of Interest.


Please follow all instructions below carefully. Proposals that do not meet the requirements of this announcement or fail to comply with the stated requirements will be ineligible.  Please ensure:

  • The proposal clearly addresses the goals and objectives of this funding opportunity.
  • All documents are in English.
  • All budgets are in Ugandan Shillings (subject to daily currency fluctuation).
  • Application is for FY2018.  Applications from previous years are not acceptable.
  • Application is not changed in any way.
  • Application is completed electronically in its original format.  Please do not print and hand-write your application.  Do not print and pdf your application.
  • Application is received electronically via email.  Please do not mail your application form.
  • Application is received by the posted due date and time.
  • Application is received with all required documentation

The following documents are required:

Download: PEPFAR Application of Interest_FY2018.docx.

Download: PEPFAR Uganda Notice of Funding_2018.docx.

Download: PEPFAR Uganda Detailed Budget Summary_2018.xlsx.

  • Mandatory forms attached to electronic email submission:
    • PEPFAR Application of Interest_FY2018 (Filled out completely.)
    • PEPFAR Detailed Budget Summary_2018
  • Please include the following information in the body of your email:
    • Organization name
    • Project title
    • Brief 200 word summary of the project 

Submit your application to

 Previously Submitted Applications

PEPFAR Uganda’s FY2018 grant cycle was completed in October 2017.  If you just submitted your FY2018 Application form we are in the process of reviewing all applications.

Due to programming changes within PEPFAR there will be a delay in the selection process.  Applicants should expect notification in eight to ten months regarding the status of their proposal.

We do not accept unsolicited proposals.  The next grant cycle, FY2019, will not be available until September 2018.

Fraud and Scam Warning

The U.S. Embassy never asks for any form of payment or registration fee related to Embassy grants or the grant application process. Payments should never be given to a third party in connection to U.S. Embassy Grants. Any communication from the U.S. Embassy concerning your grant or grant application will only come from official U.S. government emails, which end in If you suspect you are a target of fraud, please contact the Small Grants Office at the U.S. Embassy.